(Not So) Fun Fact: Beauty Pageant BMI

Fun facts about beauty pageants

In 1930, the BMI standard for beauty pageants was 20.8. Today, it’s a very thin 16.9. Medically, anything under 18.1 is unhealthy.

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  1. Theresa says:

    That’s a ridiculously low number. I hate beauty pageants. They make girls feel like their worth is solely based on their looks. Same with that god-awful Victoria Secret Angels show they do every year. Shitty quality lingerie paraded around by stick thin models all so some dudes can make a few bucks off of insecure girls. I can’t believe that this day in age we aren’t doing better than this.


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